Pillo Hotel Ashbourne
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We got up again around 9, showered and dressed, and had breakfast around 10AM. Then we packed up, checked out, put everything in the car, and headed back toward Dublin. We drove to the Ashbourne Marriott, where we'll spend out last night in Ireland. It’s about 20 km from Dublin, and just a few north of the airport. The hotel is really nice, …
brand new, reasonable price, excellent hotel!
This was the best day we've had for a while! Our sleep in til 7:30 was lovely. Leisurely breakfast. On the coach at 9:30 for a 1 hour drive around the city with commentary by John. I loved stopping at St. Patrick's Cathedral for photos. It's one of my favourite churches we've seen so far! Very beautiful. Had a lovely garden around. The church bells were ringing when we were there, too. Minor mishap of the morning: when I was getting off the coach after the ...
... 1, After a most amazing breakfast in Dingle at Castlewood House we set off to see the tip of the peninsula. Along the way we saw forts and bee hive houses from 2000 BC. really amazing stuff. There is so much stone in small slabs in the ground that they literally had to use it for something, so they built walls with it. You ...
... a trip to Dublin
for St. Patrick’s Day!). All-in-all we found a nice place to see the
happening. We did, however, get to witness the human detritus left in the
wake of the festivities on the more rowdy end of the city as we walked back to
the apartment via the Temple Bar area. Nothing too bad; it was just a
display of a lot of drunken folks in various states of undress and
stupidity. Typical stuff, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
This hotel was great! It recently changed its name to the Pillo Hotel which made it a little confusing to find but once we did find it it was great. Free parking, nice pool, steam room and sauna. We enjoyed our stay fully and hope to return again! Our bartender, Greg, at the red bar was very helpful, friendly, and knowledgable. He had great suggestions for places to visit. It was a great experience!
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